Peugeot 405

1987-1997 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 405
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Lubrication systems, coolings
+ 6. System of release
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Steering
+ 11. Suspension brackets
+ 12. Brake system
- 13. Body
   13.1. Care of a body
   13.2. Care of an upholstery and rugs
   13.3. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   13.4. Repair of strong damages of a body
   13.5. Front bumper
   13.6. Rear bumper
   13.7. Replacement of a headlight and index of turns
   13.8. Replacement of a back lamp
   13.9. Replacement of a forward wing
   13:10. Cowl
   13:11. Cowl lock cable
   13:12. Cowl lock
   13:13. Replacement of the forward panel
   13:14. Doors
   13:15. Door upholstery
   13:16. Lock and handles of opening of a door
   13:17. Glasses of doors
   13:18. Trunk lid (Sedan models)
   13:19. Lock of a trunk lid (Sedan model)
   13:20. Back door (model of Kombi)
   13:21. Lock of a back door (model of Kombi)
   13:22. Central blocking
   13:23. Power windows
   13:24. External rear-view mirrors
   13:25. Front and back flew down
   13:26. Hatch
   13:27. Removable elements of a body
   13:28. Seats
   13:29. Seat belts
   13:30. Finishing of salon
   13:31. Ceiling upholstery
   13:32. Central console
   13:33. Dashboard
+ 14. Electric equipment


13.5. Front bumper


Knots of forward and back bumpers

1 – front bumper,
2 – level,
3 – fog light,
5 – amplifier,
6 – holder,
7 – rear bumper,
8 – level


1. Working under the bumper basis, to unscrew three screws of the lower fastening of a bumper.
2. Working at one party of the car, to unscrew three screws of fastening of an outer edge of an insert of an arch of a wheel, then to move an insert back from a bumper.
3. To unscrew two nuts of fastening of a forward part of a bumper.
4. To unscrew the bolt fixing a side part of a bumper to a wing.
5. On other party of the car to unscrew two nuts of fastening of a forward part of a bumper and the bolt fixing a side part of a bumper to a wing.
6. To pull a bumper forward (two persons), to disconnect wires from fog lights and a hose of a washer of headlights, paying attention not to scratch the varnished surface of wings.
7. To remove a bumper from the car.


1. To establish a bumper on the appropriate place, without fixing it.
2. Before fixing of all knot to adjust a bumper to other elements of a body.
3. During movement along the stacked road to check whether there is no excessive fluctuation of a bumper.

Repair of a bumper

Bumpers are made of polypropylene therefore they can be repaired, melting material by means of the device giving hot air.

1. For repair simplification, and also for avoidance of damage of other elements of a body it is necessary to remove a bumper.
2. Soft solvent to clear parts which will be subjected to welding.
3. To put to each other parts which have to be subjected to welding and hold them by means of a vice and the motionless holder.
4. If the bumper is deformed, perform the following operations.
5. To soften a bumper by means of hot air, without allowing material to melt.
6. To put a bumper to a special form for giving of an initial form to it.
7. To wait 10 minutes until the bumper cools down.


1. To put on a small tip the gun of supply of hot air.
2. To direct the gun to places which have to be welded.
3. To move the gun with the continuous movement so that to cause material fusion.


For welding it is necessary to use a thin core from the same material, as the bumper (taken from an old bumper).

The core should be put at right angle to a welding seam.

It is necessary to weld ahead and behind the place of damage.

To make welding on damage inside.

4. To remove the roughnesses of a surface which arose in the course of welding.
5. An emery paper granularity 150 to smooth out the repaired surface, and then to polish it with an emery paper granularity 600 with water use.

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